Who knew there was so much going on in Phoenix?

Whether you come early, stay late or are looking to give your family something to do, here’s what’s happening outside the Convention Center in the Phoenix area March 11 through 14.

FESTIVALS

Scottsdale Arts Festival http://www.scottsdaleartsfestival.org

Among the top arts festivals in the country since 1971, visitors enjoy continuous live music and entertainment from Arizona’s top bands and performers, temporary art projects, fun activities for children and families, and delicious foods and beverages including a wine and beer tasting garden.
Center for the Arts
Scottsdale
March 10-12

Viva PHX Music Festival http://www.vivaphx.com

The Viva PHX Music Festival returns to downtown Phoenix with 60 bands across 15 venues.
Downtown Phoenix
March 11

Ostrich Festival 2017 in Chandler http://ostrichfestival.com
Features carnival rides, games, live entertainment, ostrich races.
Tumbleweed Park
Chandler, Arizona
March 10, 2017 – March 12, 2017

SPORTING EVENTS

LPGA’s JTBC Founders Cup http://www.lpgafounderscup.com
World’s top women golfers compete at Wildfire Golf Club for the LPGA’s JTBCFounders Cup.
March 14-29
Wildfire Golf Club
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers (NBA Basketball) http://www.nba.com/suns/schedule
Talking Stick Resort Arena
201 East Jefferson, Phoenix, Arizona 85004
March 12, 2017  6PM
Arizona Coyotes vs. Colorado Avalanche in Glendale (NHL Hockey) http://coyotes.nhl.com
Gila River Arena (formerly Jobing.com Arena)
9400 West Maryland Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85305
March 13, 2017  7PM

MUSIC, COMEDY AND THEATER

Phoenix Symphony: Tito Munoz & Caroline Goulding – Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in Phoenix https://www.phoenixsymphony.org
Phoenix Symphony Hall
One North First Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, Arizona 85004
March 11, 2017  7:30PM

An Evening with Art Garfunkel in Phoenix http://www.chandlercenter.org/concerts/137-art-garfunkel-in-close-up?highlight=WyJnYXJmdW5rZWwiLCJnYXJmdW5rZWwncyJd
Chandler Center For The Arts
250 N. Arizona Ave, Phoenix, Arizona
March 11, 2017 Saturday   7:30 PM

Frank Ferrante in An Evening with Groucho in Phoenix http://www.chandlercenter.org/events/search/comedy/138-frank-ferrante-in-an-evening-with-groucho?highlight=WyJncm91Y2hvIl0=
Chandler Center For The Arts
250 N. Arizona Ave, Phoenix, Arizona
March 12, 2017, Sunday   3:00 PM

Finding Neverland in Tempe http://www.asugammage.com/shows/2016-17-broadway-season/finding-neverland
Tuesday 7:30 PM (on various days)
ASU Gammage Auditorium
Apache Boulevard and Mill Avenue, Tempe, Arizona 85287
March 14-19, 2017

Shen Yun Performing Arts in Phoenix https://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/phoenix
Shen Yun Performing Arts is the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company.
Orpheum Theatre http://www.orpheum-theater.com/orpheum_theater_phoenix.php
203 W Adams St, Phoenix, Arizona
March 14, 2017, 7:30PM

Jill Bryan’s Comedy Fiesta http://phoenix.eventful.com/events/jill-bryans-comedy-fiesta-/E0-001-039154422-9@2017031419
Free comedy show every Tuesday night. The fun begins at 7:30 when a lineup of comedians try their best to make you laugh!
Dos Gringos South Tempe Mexigrill
8000 S Priest Road, Tempe, Arizona 85284
March 14, 2017 7:30PM-9:30PM (weekly on Tuesdays)

Jester’Z Improv Comedy in Mesa http://www.jesterzimprov.com
We have live improv comedy shows every Friday & Saturday Nights at 7pm & 9pm!
JesterZ
1061 N. Dobson Rd. #114, Mesa, Arizona 85201
March 11, 2017 7PM-10:30PM

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights in Phoenix http://www.tovreacastletours.com
Opened for public tours by the Tovrea Carraro Society in 2012, the tour winds through the beautiful 44 acres, viewing the outer buildings, before arriving at Tovrea Castle. ADA accessible.
Tovrea Castle Visitors Center
5025 E Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona 85008
March 11, 2017 8:30AM-10:30AM

Old Town Cottonwood Art Walk in Peoria http://www.oldtown.org
Cottonwood AZ 85345
March 11, 2017 12PM-5PM (monthly on the 2nd Saturday)